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Heat generated in high-density automotive battery packs is often managed by connecting battery cells and/or modules to a heat sink via a thermal interface material (TIM). The TIMs promote heat conduction by displacing any air that resides within the large gaps and microscopic rough surfaces that exist between the substrates [...]
Wed, Jul 18, 2018
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In Switzerland, it's not just the Alpine meadows that are green: every corner of the country can be reached by public transport, solar panels are ubiquitous, and recycling programs are strong. When it comes to automobiles however, it's a different story. The Swiss love their cars every bit as much as [...]
Wed, Jul 18, 2018
Source: Charged EV Magazine Category: CHARGED EV MAGAZINE
Williams Advanced Engineering has selected ZapGo, a spinout of Oxford University, to join a consortium working to develop next-generation battery systems for EVs (part of the UK government's Faraday Battery Challenge). ZapGo's Carbon-Ion technology, based on carbon nanomaterials including graphene, is intended to combine the power density of supercapacitors and the [...]
Wed, Jul 18, 2018
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Groupe Renault plans to invest more than €1 billion ($1.2 billion) in the development and production of plug-in vehicles in France. The company will: introduce a new Alliance electric platform in Douai to create a second EV production site; double production capacity for its ZOE EV, and launch a new ZOE [...]
Wed, Jul 18, 2018
Source: Charged EV Magazine Category: CHARGED EV MAGAZINE